November 11, 2017

Bangladesh: 53 arrested over attack on Rangpur Hindu houses

. . .  More than 30 homes belonging to Hindu families in Rangpur’s Thakurbari Village were ransacked and looted before being set on fire by a mob over a rumoured Facebook post on Friday.

The situation in Thakurbari Village is still tense, as a man was killed when police opened fire to ward off the angry mob that turned violent and launched the arson attack on Hindu homes. [. . .]

full text here: http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/nation/2017/11/11/53-arrested-attack-hindu-houses/